Brewed by Ecaussinnes
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ecaussinnes, Belgium


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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Blond beer of 8% alc with the taste of a famous belgian cookie (speculoos).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2008
Bottle. Unclear golden colour with a huge white head. Little aroma of coockie, malt and some yeast-like. Malty flavour with a lot of caramel, very sweet. Hard to find the 8 % alcohol. Sweet and little bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2008
Bottle at the Marble in Manchester. Great pub, I left 40 quids worth of beer there yesterday and it was still there when I rang up two hours later. Interesting indeed, like cookies, love beer so I was intrigued. Wasn’t let down, tasty indeed. Looked like the death star exploding in there. Bits everywhere. Hints of cookies obviously, ginger, biscuit, slightly spicy. Sweet, a little gassy. Nice indeed. And good to watch while you’re nursing a bad head like mine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapedBrewsader (265) - Brasschaat, BELGIUM - MAR 3, 2008
ZBF 2008: Hazy amber with yellow highlights and quick dying white head. Aromas of speculaas as the name suggests. Also oatmeal raisin cookie dough. A hint of something green underneath the sweet cookies. Flavors of the above mentioned speculaas and oatmeal raisin cookies. Ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, a touch of caramel, and some dark dried fruits. Very sweet with a long sweet and spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 2, 2008
Bottle. Hazy deep golden with lots of small floaties. Sweet spiced cookie aroma. Good mouthfeel. The flavour is sweet and dry with spices, bread and cookies and some ginger(?). Sweet cookie finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichardGretton (4251) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2008
Bottle. Golden beer with a strong head. The aroma is mulled, spiced and fruity, and the flavour is quite sweet and fruity spiced. Overall a too strong and too sweet beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2008
[Courtesy of yespr, session @ yespr] Clear golden with large white head. Sweet fruity aroma with yeast and orange notes. Sweet flavor with coriander, yeast and orange notes. Ends sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31235) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours light orange with a white dense head. Aroma is light acidic/fruity and with a little spice note. Flavour is sweet malty, and yes like a cookie. Dense alcohol presence. Ends with a lingering fruity and cookie sweet flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2008
Bottle. Unclear hazy with medium size particles a medium amber orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy ginger, light to moderate malty, toasted, cinamon. Flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to light heavy bitter with a average to long duration. (Ginger burn bitterness). Body is light to medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. (140208)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 27, 2008
Dark yellow colored, lots of big pieces of yeast in glass. Huge white head. Strong spices in sweet aroma, mild alcohol with obvious hops here also. Not too much cookie in aroma. Medium bodied. Flavor has dominant cookie-tone with sweet fruits and orange. Aftertaste has thin alcohol with still this cookie getting stronger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (11955) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2008
(Bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of gingerbread, florals (becoming more pronounced as it warms), cinnamon, and clove. Flavor of corn syrup, ginger, biscuit, and light apple.

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